PESO Orion, exit stage left

Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com
Sun Oct 25 04:07:56 EDT 2009


On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 11:51:50PM -0400, frank theriault wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
> > Leaving Friday Night Blues last night, I saw some interesting light on
> > a building, with Orion hanging out directly over the Alley:
> >
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/4039830969/sizes/l/in/set-72157622528845223/
> >
> > I also tried another composition that puts more emphasis on Orion:
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/4039834611/sizes/l/in/set-72157622528845223/
> 
> Prefer the first photo by a long shot.  The buildings frame the
> constellation and "bring it out" with much more emphasis than the
> second photo, IMHO.

Thanks. I was wondering about that. The first shot was my gut level
composition, the second one was trying for Orion itself.
It's funny how so often the instinctive shot is so much better than
the one you try for.

> 
> cheers,
> frank
> 
> 
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